Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy.

CEO Name:
Kip Schick
President

Contact
KS
Kip Schick
3510 E Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
wpta@wpta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early-Reinhard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 120
Assembly Bill 120
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 242

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: the distribution by schools of a concussion and head injury information sheet and the participation by pupils in a youth athletic activity.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 658
Assembly Bill 658
Relating to: prescriptions or orders for the use of diagnostic X-ray equipment by radiography examining board licensees and permit holders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/3/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 129
Senate Bill 129
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 258
Senate Bill 258
Relating to: the distribution by schools of a concussion and head injury information sheet and the participation by pupils in a youth athletic activity.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 93

For
Notification Date
9/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 496
Senate Bill 496
Relating to: prescriptions or orders for the use of diagnostic X-ray equipment by radiography examining board licensees and permit holders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 550
Senate Bill 550
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Prior Authorization Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prior Authorization Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/3/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/5/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The ability of licensed physical therapists to order X-rays.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ability of licensed physical therapists to order X-rays.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/4/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Worker's Compensation reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/22/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$27,160.00
2013
July - December
$27,586.95
2014
January - June
$27,140.00
2014
July - December
$27,448.77
Total $109,335.72
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
6.25
2013
July - December
29.75
2014
January - June
21.75
2014
July - December
2.00
Total 59.75
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
101.00
2013
July - December
170.00
2014
January - June
80.00
2014
July - December
93.75
Total 444.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prescriptions or orders for the use of diagnostic X-ray equipment by radiography examining board licensees and permit holders.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
75 %
2013
July - December
50 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
45 %
Total 44 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
25 %
Total 17 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures